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  • John Doershuk
    Please excuse any cross-listings! POSITION OPENING: Project Archaeologist, General Contracts Program (GCP), Office of the State Archaeologist. This is a
    Message 1 of 39 , Dec 6, 2000
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      Please excuse any cross-listings!

      POSITION OPENING: Project Archaeologist, General Contracts Program (GCP),
      Office of the State Archaeologist. This is a full-time, 100 percent,
      benefited appointment at the Research Assistant III level at the University
      of Iowa.

      See: http://www.uiowa.edu/~osa/archaeologyop.htm for full details.

      Conduct Section 106 CRM archaeology for public and private sector clients.
      Project Archaeologists report to and coordinate activities with the GCP
      Director but are responsible for the day-to-day organization and timely
      execution of field investigations, laboratory analyses, and report
      preparation including graphics. Work primarily involves projects in Iowa
      although the potential exists for projects in Missouri, Illinois,
      Wisconsin, and Minnesota (typically within a 6 hour radius of Iowa City).
      Extensive travel during field season weeks required; weekend overnight
      stays away from Iowa City are rare.

      Applicants must exceed the Secretary of the Interior's Professional
      Qualification Standards for Archaeology (36CFR61): a graduate degree in
      archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field (M.A./M.S. required);
      at least one year of post-graduate degree supervisory experience in
      Plains/Midwest archaeology; demonstrated ability to carry research (field,
      lab, and reporting) to completion in a timely and high quality manner;
      experience directing archaeological crews up to 12 persons in size; and
      ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.

      Desired Qualifications: Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
      Experience with Word, Excel, Access, ArcView GIS, and CorelDRAW computer
      applications on PC-based platforms. Experience with Topcon total station
      survey equipment and Trimble GeoExplorer 3 GPS units. Previous experience
      with Iowa cultural resource management projects. Individuals with
      experience in lithic analysis, geoarchaeology, or faunal analysis are
      especially encouraged to apply, although other specialties welcome.

      This is a full-time University of Iowa Professional and Scientific position
      in a great work environment with an excellent benefits package (five weeks
      paid vacation per year, TIAA-CREF retirement plan with significant
      University contribution, health/dental/life insurance coverage) and an
      estimated base full-time salary of $30,900 to $37,780 depending on
      experience/qualifications, with an increase 7/1/01. Desired start date is
      March 12, 2001.

      Applicants should refer to posting #40163 and send a current CV detailing
      experience, statement of interest and special skills, and the
      names/addresses/telephone/e-mail of three references to:

      John F. Doershuk, Ph.D., RPA
      Director, General Contracts Program
      Office of the State Archaeologist
      University of Iowa
      700 Clinton Street Building
      Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1030

      The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
      Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are especially encouraged
      to apply. Applications must be received by January 11, 2001.
    • Corina Stoica
      Title:                   Architectural Historian/Historian Location:            Point Richmond, Northern California   LSA
      Message 39 of 39 , Mar 5
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        Title:                     Architectural Historian/Historian
        Location:             Point Richmond, Northern California
         
        LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA) is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment and have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.
         
        LSA is seeking an architectural historian or historian to work on an hourly, project-hire basis out of the Point Richmond office. The selected individual will work with LSA’s staff architectural historians with a focus on assisting with (1) conducting fieldwork and archival research; (2) performing these tasks on time and within budget; (3) preparing historic context statements and applying the significance criteria of the National Register of Historic Places, the California Register of Historical Resources, or local city/county registration program criteria as necessary; and (4) assisting in preparing proposals. The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience preparing California Department of Parks and Recreation 523 Series (DPR 523) forms for architectural properties; be familiar with and efficiently undertake Assessor/Recorder Office research; and grasp the basic descriptive terminology of architectural styles, built environment development, and trends in architecture as expressed in vernacular and formal contexts in California. The candidate should have the following qualifications or equivalent:
         
        ·        Have, or be currently nearing completion of an active process to acquire, an M.A. or M.S. in History, Historic Preservation, Cultural Resources Management, or a closely related field, with an emphasis in architectural history or history.
        ·        Have a minimum of 1 year of experience, preferably in a recognized internship program that included field survey, archival research, context statement preparation, DPR 523 form preparation, and the ability to work independently pursuing focused research tasks as part of an overall project team.
         
        Experience in California history and cultural resources management with a working knowledge of federal and State cultural resources regulatory compliance is preferred. Preferred candidates will meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for Architectural History or History. This is currently a project-hire position, and no express guarantees are made of its expansion into a part-time orfull-time position.

        LSA offers excellent compensation and benefits, including healthcare; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k/company match).

        LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
         
        Please email a letter of interest and current resume, a four-page writing sample, and three professional/academic references to: employment@...
         
         

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